Be a part of the new
face of policing

We are looking for people with Integrity, Empathy, Good Communication Skills, Problem Solving Skills and people who are Critical Thinkers. Do you have these characteristics? Come join us! Apply today.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against for employment on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, political affiliation, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or military status.

The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department is budgeted for a sworn strength of 1,608 sworn police officers. We are budgeted for an additional 369 civilian support staff employees. We currently have 5 Bureaus, 8 Police Precincts and around 60 specialty assignments within the department.


MNPD is hiring and Music City is a
great place to be a police officer.

The Metro Nashville Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Ready to start a career that’s bigger than you?

The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department is committed to making Nashville a safe place for all who live, work and play. In doing that, we recruit highly qualified officers to protect our city. Our academy is one of the best in the nation, and holds several accreditations to prove that.